Our Physicians

Evolve partners with only the most-qualified, board-certified weight loss and abdominal surgeons in the country. Each physician is dedicated to improving the quality of life of their patients and operates their own private practices in their cities.

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Dr. Scott Stowers, DO, FASMBS

Dallas, Texas

Board-certified and highly skilled bariatric surgeon Dr. Scott Stowers has been practicing in North Texas for over 20 years. He focuses on minimally invasive, laparoscopic approaches to bariatric surgery, which helps reduce risks of complication and provides a quicker recovery.

Dr. Randy Wright, MD, FACS

Dallas, Texas

Dr. Wright is a board certified General Surgeon with over 20 years’ experience operating in the Dallas area. He offers treatment for the management of clinical obesity through weight loss surgery and believes in comprehensive aftercare, including nutritional and psychological counseling to help sustain lasting results.


Dr. Sherman Yu, MD, FACS

Houston, Texas

Dr. Yu is committed to restoring health and well-being to his patients. He offers an entire spectrum of weight options including non-surgical treatments and minimally invasive techniques. Dr. Yu is a Houston native and has been recognized as a Centers of Excellence Surgeon by the Surgical Review Corporation and has also been named one of America’s Top Surgeons by Consumer’s Research Council of America.


Dr. Terry Scarborough, MD, FACS

Houston, Texas

Dr. Terry Scarborough is a pioneer in the field of laparoscopic surgery. He has been practicing laparoscopic and bariatric surgery since 1999 and has performed thousands of successful laparoscopic procedures and bariatric surgeries. Dr. Scarborough, a native of Clovis, New Mexico, been named one of America’s Top Surgeons by Consumer’s Research Council of America and has also been recognized as a Centers of Excellence Surgeon by the Surgical Review Corporation.

Dr. Sheilendra Suresh Mehta, MD, FACS

Houston, Texas

Dr. Sheilendra Mehta is a board-certified surgeon skilled in minimally invasive surgical techniques. He has published extensive medical research in minimally invasive surgery, bariatric surgery, and acid reflux treatment. Dr. Mehta received his medical Degree from University of Texas Health Medical School at Houston McGovern Medical School. His internship and residency were completed at Staten Island University Hospital in New York. He was awarded Most Outstanding Surgical Intern of the Year and two Resident Research Awards.


Dr. Robert G. Marvin, MDCM

Houston, Texas

Dr. Robert Marvin is a board certified surgeon who specializes in minimally-invasive surgery for the treatment of obesity. His quality of care has been recognized by the American Society of Bariatric Surgeons (ASBS) as a surgeon practicing at a Center of Excellence in Obesity Surgery. Dr. Marvin is able to offer the latest treatments to help patients realize true long-term success in battling obesity.


Dr. Shawn D. Stevenson, DO, FACS

Scottsdale, Arizona

Dr. Stevenson is board certified and a fellow of The American College of Surgeons. During residency at the University of Arizona, he received the Charles W. Witte Surgical Intern of the Year award. Dr. Stevenson enjoys a high volume practice focusing on Bariatric and advanced laparoscopic surgeries. One of his greatest joys is seeing the amazing results achieved by patients who have undergone bariatric surgery.


Dr. Dirk I. Rodriguez, MD, FACS

Dallas & Houston, Texas

Dr. Dirk Rodriguez is a bariatric surgeon whose entire practice is dedicated to weight-loss surgery. With his extensive experience in bariatrics, Dr. Dirk is skilled at performing the right type of procedure for each patient. He prides himself on his one-on-one approach to patient healing and truly enjoys helping and watching each of his patients take the path to a healthier and more enjoyable lifestyle.


Dr. Christopher Reilly, MD, FACS

Houston, Texas

Dr. Christopher Reilly is a board-certified surgeon with over 20 years of experience in minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures. As current Director of Bariatric Medicine at West Houston Medical Center and President of the Houston Bariatric Society, Dr. Reilly has advanced training in bariatric surgeon and is ready to help you find your ideal weight loss solution.

Qualifications for Weight Loss Surgery

We recommend weight loss surgery for adults who have a BMI at 30 or more and are committed to beginning a true weight loss journey. Most of our previous patients have attempted to lose weight through diet and exercise, but have failed.

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While most people with a BMI of 30 or over qualify for weight loss surgery, Evolve does offer a non-surgical option to people with BMIs at or above 26.

Ready to Talk to an Expert?

If reading through this material has inspired you to consider bariatric surgery, it’s time to reach out to one of our experts to verify your insurance. Evolve has a team of insurance specialists trained to work with your insurance provider on your behalf, and we will make sure you are kept up to date on all developments. To verify your insurance, free of charge, simply call our offices at 469.638.0209 or fill out the form on this page.

In addition to free insurance verification, Evolve employs a team of experts to help you move swiftly through the weight loss surgery process. To learn more about our concierge-style service click here.